Our Researchers


Please click on a researcher’s name to learn more about his or her study.



Dan Jane-Wit, MD, PhD

Yale University

Sonia Sharma, PhD

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, California

Laura Moi, MD

An International Inception Cohort Study by the European Vasculitis Society (EUVAS)


Divi Cornec, MD, PhD

Mayo Clinic, Rochester and Brest University, France

Mary H. Foster, MD

Nephrology, Duke University

Mark Gorelik, MD

Pediatric Rheumatology, Baylor College of Medicine

Nataliya Milman, MD, FRCPC, MSC

Rheumatology, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute


Prof. dr. Peter Heeringa

Department of Pathology and Medical Biology, Vasculitis Expertise Center, University Medical Center, Groningen, Netherlands

Professor Mark Little

Trinity Health Kidney Centre, Nephrology, Renal Inflammation Group, St. James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Robert Micheletti, MD, Assistant Professor

Dermatology and Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Jonathan Choy, PhD

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Susan Jick, DSc

Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts

Renate Kain, MD, PhD

Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Davide Martorana, PhD

University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy

Parameswaran Nair, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCPC

McMaster University, Ontario, Canada


Lindsay Lally, MD

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Kim Liang, MD

University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Susan Schinke, MD

Klinikum Bad Bramstedt, Germany 

Carolyn Thorpe, PhD, MPH

University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Carola Vinuesa, MD, MSc, PhD

Australian National University, Australia

Susanne Benseler, MD, MSCE, PhD

Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, Canada

Paul Brogan, BSc, MBCHB, MRCPCH, MSc, Ph.D., FRCPCH

Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom

Ritu Chakravarti, PhD

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio


Sharon Chung, MD

University of California – San Francisco

Cornelia Weyand, MD, PhD

Stanford University, California


Luqmani Raashid, MD

University of Oxford, United Kingdom